Economy

How much blood can you get for US$13 billion, asks Cathy Buckle in her weekly newsletter- 17 February 2017 ... Read More 

The price we pay for lousy government by Eddie Cross – 15 January 2017... Read More

Constitutional court to rule on Mugabe’s ‘fitness’ to continue as president - 14 January 2017 ... Read More 

Is the year Mugabe will go, asks veteran Zimbabwean journalist Jan Raath – 11 January 2017 ... Read More

Bond notes – the greatest heist of modern times by Mugabe and his mafia  - 8 January 2017 ... Read More

Bond Notes are a major fraud:  Watch these 3 short video clips on Youtube by Science Economics and Justice for Zimbabwe – 28 November 2016 ... Read More

As Zimbabwe’s money runs out, so does Mugabe’s power – 28 November 2016 ... Read More

Un(Bond)ing Zimbabwe’s financial confidence: bond notes, people and politics 23 November 2016... Read More 

Youtube video on how the bond notes came into being and why they will destroy the economy – 3 October 2016 ... Watch video

Journalist Ken Yamamoto explains how Mugabe double-crossed Kabila in the DRC, gaining vast riches – 2 October 2016 ... Read More

Zimbabwean economic crisis so acute that Mugabe cannot save himself by Peter Oborne, The Spectator – 10 September 2016 ... Read More 

Economic crisis:  without intervention, the situation will worsen, warn economists – 28 August 2016 ... Read More 

Zimbabwe is desperate, an eyewitness account of people’s struggle to survive – 21 August 2016 ... Read More

Zim’s acute cash crisis continues as job cuts loom in the banking sector – 12 August 2016 ... Read More

How can Britain justify propping up Mugabe, asks The Telegraph’s Ian Birrell – 9 August 2016 ... Read More

Ken Yamamoto:  Five reasons why Mugabe will be gone in 12 months – 9 August 2016 ... Read More

Dr Clifford Mashiri, a critic of the Mugabe government and its policies, dies in the UK – 30 July 2016 ... Read More

Britain is shoring up Mugabe’s oppressive regime and it shouldn’t, writes Ian Birrell of The Telegraph – 24 July 2016 ... Read More 

In Zimbabwe, it is People vs the government, writes an activist of #ThisFlag movement – 12 July 2016 ... Read More

Zimbabweans’ petition to Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations: please sign ... 12 July 2016 ... Read More

The IMF is ready to throw the Mugabe regime a lifeline. Bad idea writes The Economist – 9 July 2016 … Read More

Journalist Jan Raath writes on the recent mass show of defiance against the Mugabe regime – 9 July 2016 ... Read More

Zimbabwe’s Winter of Discontent 2016: Causes and Opportunities for Democratisation by ZEF – 8 July 2016 ... Read More

Zimbabwe comes to a virtual standstill as anger against the government mounts – 7 July 2016 ... Read More

Terror on blacks – by blacks:  Strategies for staying in power, including Operation Murambatsvina by Ken Yamamoto – 28 June 2016 ... Read More

Shopkeepers struggle with ‘multicurrency’ Mugabenomics writes Jan Raath – 25 June 2016 ... Read More

ZANU-PF policies are destroying the little that’s left of Zimbabwe, writes Eddie cross – 25 June 2016 ... Read More 

Civil servants pay dates delayed as country runs out of money, writes Cathy Buckle – 24 June 2016 .... Read More

Banks will start issuing the SA Rrand, the Yuan and seven other currencies on 1 July - 19 June 2016 ... Read More

Economic outlook and options mid-year as Zimbabwe comes off the rails: John Robertson – 16 June 2016 ... Read More

After Mugabe’s gone:  Three paths for Zim by Geopolitical Intelligence Service – 12 June 2016 ... Read More

Three total ZANU PF failures:  Marange, ZISCO and the fuel pipeline by Eddie Cross – 28 May 2016 ... Read More

Scraping the bottom of the barrel – treasury bills, bond notes and the dangers of economic delinquency – 23 May 2016 ... Read More

#ThisFlag protest by : Pastor Ewan Mawarire goes viral internationally – 22 May 2016 ... Read More

 

Economist John Robertson’s report on economic developments, second quarter – 17 May 2016 ... Read More

Small towns in Zimbabwe are booming, says Ian Scoones... Not so, says Ben Freeth - 12 May 2016 ... Read More

Bond notes, coins - whatever!  Ken Yamamoto says this is a another hare-brained idea - 9 May 2016 ... Read More

Zimbabwe will print its own US dollar bills as the country runs out of bank notes - 6 May 2016 ... Read More

Bond notes a threat to economic stability, say outraged economists and citizens – 6 May 2016 ... Read More

Severe currency crisis - stark choices for Zimbabwe and other African countries - 5 May 2016 ... Read More

Is it good to be black in Zimbabwe as the State-owned Herald newspaper claims, asks Ben Freeth - 3 May 2016 ... Read More

Zimbabwe under threat of losing US dollar due to currency smuggling - 1 May 2016 ... Read More

Russia promises more business deals and a partnership with the GMB - 30 April 2016 ... Read More 

'Workers' Day' reduced to 'Vendors' Day' and nothing to celebrate - 29 April 2016 ... Read More

Mugabe promises to civil servants "pie in sky" as economy implodes - 22 April 2016 ... Read More

Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) demonstration:  a reflection of people's growing anger - 22 April 2016 ... Read More

The Dirty Dozen:  corrupt and brutal tyrannies propped up by UK aid - 17 April 2016 ... Read More

Zimbabwe at 36 years old - perspective by economist Eddie Cross - 17 April 2016 ... Read More

Protest march against Mugabe in Harare the largest in years  - 14 April 2016 ... Read More

Can of maggots – corruption in Zimbabwe and the Panama Papers, Zimbabwe Vigil - 9 April 2016 ... Read More

Cash crisis: Reserve Bank learnt nothing from Gono era, writes Tanzanian researcher - 9 April 2016 ... Read More

Cash crisis - now the US dollar is running out and banks have limited withdrawals - 6 April 2016 ... Read More

Controversial tycoon Billy Rautenbach, a top Mugabe ally, named in the Panama Papers – 5 April 2016 ... Read More

Mugabe in Japan: Folly on the international chessboard? asks commentator Ken Yamamoto - 31 March 2016 ... Read More

President Mugabe should be fired says commentator Ken Yamamoto - 13 March 2016 ... Read More

Indigenisation launched but barriers to investment by economist John Robertson – 11 March 2016.... Read More

Update on disputes under the Chinese, Dutch and Swiss investment treaties -  8 March 2016 ... Read More

Govt faces litigation from diamond mining companies after order to hand over mines to the state – 23 February 2016... Read More

Zim govt orders Marange diamond mines to close;  state-owned company to hold all claims – 22 February 2016... Read More

Capitalism will not “starve humanity” by 2050, writes the Cato Institute think tank in Washington – 17 February 2016 ... Read More

List of 8 countries with the poorest GDP and weakest economies in the world – 6 February 2016 ... Read More

China buys its first African colony (Zimbabwe) for a meagre US$40 million – 15 January 2016 .... Read More

UN gives Zimbabwe US$1.6 billion in development aid – 28 November 2015 ... Read More 

Politics weights down Zimbabwe’s struggling economy – 6 November 2015 ... Read More 

The self-destruct button (an additional tax burden on foreign-owned companies) by Eddie Cross – 21 Oct 2015 .... Read More

ZimAsset has failed by missing most of its targets, admits Economic Planning Minister Simon Khaya Moyo – 31 July 2015 – Read More

Impact of the Failure of the Kariba Dam – in-depth report by the Institute of Risk Management South Africa – June 2015... Read More

US$294M package announced to rescue Kariba Dam from possible collapse – 6 March 2015 ... Read More

Cathy Buckle:  Retrenchments... and only an estimated 700,000 people employed in the formal sector ... Read More

There's a storm brewing over south central Africa by Michael Musgrave - 11 August 2015 ... Read More

Zimbabwe a ‘potential conflict zone’ warns research institute NKC African Economics – 7 August 2015... Read More

Dependence on the Zambezi river, climate change and danger of exploitation – 28 July 2015... Read More

Ken Yamamoto: Six areas of misplaced hope in Zimbabwe – 20 July 2015 …. Read More

More Zim assets face seizure abroad after State-owned mining corp loses legal case – 17 July 2015 ... Read More

Mugabe's Zimbabwe: as the tyrant totters towards decrepitude, his country slides into famine – 16 July 2015 ... Read More

Politics and economics under a regime on the take by Eddie Cross – 14 July 2015... Read More

Global cost of conflict reaches US$14.3tn, says reportZimbabwe at no. 5 spends 22% of GDP – 17 June 2015 ... Read More

Why foreign aid fails – and how to really help Africa:  the ‘golden thread’ for long-term development  – 25 January 2014 ..Read More

Cathy Buckle: Who are we at 35? - 9 April 2015.... Read More

Mugabe seeks to consolidate power with African Union Post, despite turning 91  – 21 February 2015 ... Read More

Grain silos for strategic reserves are crumbling due to years of neglect by the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) – 19 February 2015 ... Read More

Kariba Dam wall:  Engineers have started on a R3.3bn rescue marathon – 18 February 2015... Read More

Sanctions and economic collapse:  further comments from Zim economist John Robertson – 10 February 2015 ... Read More

The inconvenient truth ... and the causes of Zimbabwe’s economic collapse – 7 February 2015 .... Read More

Government under pressure to act in response to declining tax revenues, mounting debts and calls for reform – 6 February 2015... Read More

Economic woes set to worsen in 2015 warns economist John Robertson – 6 February 2015... Read More

Elephants and big five:  To export or not to export by Ken Yamamoto – 1 February 2015..... Read More

Zimbabwe among the ‘most repressed economies’, ranked 175 out of 179 countries – 30 January 2015... Read More

"Je suis Charlie," from Zimbabwe ... imports, statistics and floods by Cathy Buckle – 30 January 2015.... Read More

Zimbabwe among ‘most repressed economies’ says Wall Street Journal & Heritage Foundation – 30 January 2015 .... Read More

Zimbabwean debt arrears to:  IMF, World Bank and African Development Bank – 28 January 2015 .... Read More

Healthcare:  six horror facts as patients shun urban hospitals for rural – 27 January 2015..... Read More

Reserve Bank debt includes controversial farm mechanisation scheme – 27 January 2015 .... Read More

Russia drags Zim and SADC region to new cold war front – 29 September 2014.... Read More

Zim debt of US$9,9 billion – IMF seeks donor support for rescheduling – 24 September 2014 … Read More

Russia to start US$3bn platinum mine;   SA company wins order against Zim govt – 17 September 2014..... Read More

Russia, Zimbabwe to develop nation’s biggest platinum mine – 15 September 2014..... Read More

Deplorable state of railway system, enginemen use cell phones to replace broken signals – 21 Sept 2014.... Read More

Cash-strapped govt increases duty on basic food commodities and cell phones – 14 September 2014  ... Read More

Zim pleads for debt cancellation despite a US$9,9 billion debt and worsening economy -5 July 2014 ... Read More

Zimbabwe’s economy circles the drain- 5 June 2014 ... Read More

Zimbabwe’s marginalization of white Africans is unacceptable… 12 June 2014...Read More

Without a climate of investment security, BIPPAs will not work says the CFU – 16 May 2014 ... Read More

Zimbabwe’s future is mortgaged for an entire generation by Ken Yamamoto – 11 May 2014... Read More

Former finance minister Tendai Biti to form new alliance party – 5 May 2014 … Read More

Engineers race to stop scour from undermining Kariba Dam wall, New Civil Engineer UK – 28 April 2014..... Read More

Chatham House Zim report – recommendations futile with ZANU PF’s power focus - 24 April 2014 ... Read More

The Marange diamonds debacle – squandered and stolen funds – 16 April 2014….. Read More

Economic environment update from Zimbabwean economist John Robertson – 11 April 2014... Read More

Corruption Report:  President Mugabe is the Godfather of Zimbabwe’s looting mafia – 9 April 2014 ... Read More

Corruption Report key points:  President Mugabe Godfather of Zimbabwe’s looting mafia – 9 April 2014 ... Read More

Creaking giant Kariba dam threatens to unleash biblical deluge – 30 March 2014... Read More

Nine Ways to Change the World- 11 March ...Read More

Zimbabwe says its only reserves are $500,000 in gold coins – 6 March 2014... Read More

China takes over Zimbabwe quietly while Ukraine explodes – 2 March 2014.... Read More

Zim-China trade tops $1,1 billion - 24 February 2014 ... Read More

2,000 families still to be evacuated from Tokwe-Mukosi dam - 13 February 2014... Read More

'Tokwe-Mukorsi Dam wall not collapsing' - 10 February 2014 ... Read More

Indigenisation failed in Zambia after independence in the 1960s: The Mulungushi Syndrome - 8 February 2014... Read More

Zim needs $27bn to fund revival - Feb 05 2014  ... Read More

Africa threatens EU summit snub over Mugabe - 3 February 2014... Read More

Grace Mugabe grabs more land belonging to Interfresh’s Mazoe Citrus Estate – 1 February 2014... Read More

AU credibility questioned after appointing Mugabe to top post - 31 January 2014... Read More

One million children drop out of school - 15 January 2014... Read More

Many firms fail to reopen - 8 January 2014... Read More

Zimbabwe Dollarized. How Does the U.S. Feel About That? - 6 January 2013... Read More

Zimbabwe dollarized.  How does the U.S. feel about that?  6 January 2014 ... Read More

How Did Zimbabwe Become So Poor—And Yet So Expensive? - 5 January 2013... Read More

Most of Zanu PF's 2014 Budget Statement claims can be challenged - 24 December 2014... Read More

Zimbabwe:  We have manufactured our own failure - 25 November 2013 ...Read More

Zim's rusting factories put Mugabe in a bind - 15 November ... Read More

Chinamasa’s budget delay indicates dire state of Zim economy -05 November 2013... Read More

Why Zanu-PF's complaints about sanctions are bunk - Eddie Cross - 18 October 2013... Read More

Zimbabwe: 700 Harare Firms Close - 18 October 2013...Read More

Economy:  New Govt, New Policies - 19 September 2013... Read More

Economic outlook as Zanu PF takes over - 19 September 2013 ...Read More

Zimbabwe: Why is one of the world's least free economies growing so fast? - 18 March 2013 ... Read More

Biti urges finality to land reform - 31 January 2013 ... Read More

Zim has $217 left in bank, Finance Minister - 29 January 2013 ... Read More

The Economic Tragedy in Zimbabwe - 16 January 2013  ... Read More

Why indigenisation has failed the poor- 20 December 2012 ... Read More

IMF easing will help debt burden  1 November 2012  ... Read More

Agribank set to cut branches, lay-off staff - 14 Feb 2010... Read More

Mugabe has built up a 10,000-acre farming empire – 26 September 2009... Read More

Mugabe’s farm workers lament his takeover – 25 September 2009 ... Read More

Farm owners flee after Mugabe’s thugs arrive – 25 September 2001... Read More

Mugabe takes over Highfields farm in Norton – 11 June 1999... Read More

 

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